Kat painting contest hint #2

So you don’t forget that I have that cat painting contest going, here is hint #2. It was painted in the early 17th Century.

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. kmkat
    Jul 30, 2007 @ 09:56:43

    Cornelius de Vos?

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  2. heideho
    Jul 30, 2007 @ 22:05:06

    I haven’t forgotten!

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  3. kmkat
    Jul 31, 2007 @ 10:09:56

    I have become obsessed with this quest 🙂

    Franz Hals? One of the other Hals? Rembrandt, Rubens?

    Last night I had a brainstorm and came up with Velasquez — right period, right style — but I couldn’t find the cat in the few paintings I could find online. (All my art history books are packed away.)

    Clearly, I haven’t found the painting yet, going for the artist first. I figure it must be from a genre painting or possibly a portrait of some noble, but probably not from a painting of a religious subject, a still life, or an allegory.

    Dutch vs. Flemish: I am unclear of the political entities at that time, so that is another quandary for me.

    Back to the hunt…

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  4. Tanya
    Aug 01, 2007 @ 15:22:29

    lol, i had peeked back to see if anyone had gotten it yet! was curious. but looking around your blog…where are you located? I am in Port Orchard not to far from you i believe. Enjoy this weekends events!

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  5. Kelly
    Aug 02, 2007 @ 22:17:28

    Is it The Fall of Man by Hendrick Goltzius?

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